Posts Tagged ‘Georgia’

Celebrating a Wave of 2021 Community Wins!

December 16th, 2021

In 2021, Mijente saw a wave of wins that were possible because you! The organizers and volunteers, advocates and activists that pushed for justice made space for community victories. These flowers are yours, and we want to celebrate the wins with you. The start of the year found us in the final sprint of our […]


Assuring Latinx Voters Make their Mark in Atlanta Politics

November 4th, 2021

  In 2020, Mijente PAC made history alongside GLAHR Action Network (GAN) by knocking on every Latinx voter door in Georgia for the Senate runoff election. This year, GAN was back on the doors.   The Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights (GLAHR) was founded in 2001 to educate and organize a base of Latino […]


The Block: New Face of Resistance in Georgia

July 16th, 2021

The Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights (GLAHR) is a Mijente hub organization, and we are proud to support GLAHR in their latest initiative, The Block. Through The Block, GLAHR works with and organizes Latinx youth across Georgia in rural and urban communities. This initiative continues the developed work of GLAHR by providing political consciousness […]


You Have to Be Clear on What You Are Fighting For – A Conversation with Adelina Nicholls

December 30th, 2020

Georgia emerged this year as the swing state nobody expected, not only resulting in a victory for President Biden, but also playing a pivotal role in the balance of power in the Senate with a Runoff election. In the middle of all this, we spoke to Adelina Nicholls, director of the Georgia Latino Alliance for […]


Georgia Sheriff Candidate Questionnaires

April 9th, 2020

Sheriffs in Georgia are powerful. At the top of their powers are whether and when to release our loved ones from jails, whether to require a cash bond to release them, or whether they are going to call immigration enforcement instead. This May residents of Cobb and Gwinnett County in Georgia will get a chance to […]


Calling ALL Latinxs! Help Elect the First Black Female Governor in the Nation!

April 18th, 2018

What does Georgia have to do with defending our families and communities against Trump?


Why Is Mijente Mobilizing Latinx for Stacey Abrams?

December 14th, 2017

Endorsement December 12, 2017 As a national political home for Latinx and Chicanx organizing, Mijente calls for a mobilization in support of State House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams for Governor of Georgia as part of a pro-Black, pro-Woman, pro-community agenda to show Latinx power, elect progressive candidates of color, and defend US born and immigrant Latinx communities. […]


5 Electoral and Legislative Fights for Woke Latinxs to Watch this Spring (and their Hashtags)

March 15th, 2016

When it comes to legislative and electoral politics, the result has been a new round of policy changes and electoral campaigns in 2016 proposing to make our communities unwelcoming to refugees, erase local protections for immigrants from raids and deportation, increase criminalization of immigration, and hyper-target non-citizens who have any encounter with law enforcement and can be labeled as “felons not families,” as President Obama so eloquently put it.

For your information and general planning this Spring, here is a list of the top 5 electoral and legislative fights to watch: